My enthralling discovery that Henry David Thoreau’s ideas have their roots in Jewish consciousness.
We bring it upon ourselves through hubris, self-centeredness and insensitivity to others.
Is religion necessary for following societal rules?
We often question God's ways. But given the chance, how would we do things differently?
Like the days of Hanukkah, we are witnessing miracles today.
Why did Judaism pose such a great threat to ancient Greece?
If magic and the occult do exist, why are they so evil?
Ingrained bias caused Einstein to make what he called the biggest blunder of his career.
Sukkot and the sabbatical year teach us the Jewish perspective on wealth and happiness.
If God loves us, why did He place us in such a dark and evil world?
Anti-Semitism renders irrelevant the justice of Israel’s war in Gaza.
Some revolutionary concepts found in the Torah.
Creating freedom without anarchy, order without tyranny.
Including you don’t need to be Jewish to get to Heaven.
These common English words have their origins in Hebrew and Jewish thought.
How the Hebrew month of Tammuz parallels the faculty of sight.
Evolutionary biology’s corrosive impact on the foundations of human society.
Every commandment is an opportunity to build a relationship with God.
Why did we take on these restrictive commandments after finally becoming free?
A Jewish rebuttal to Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion
Slaughtering the Pascal lamb represented breaking free from predetermined forces beyond our control.
Why do Jews obsess about details, and why do we need so many mitzvot anyway?
Are we a religion, a nation, a race, or something else altogether?
After you die, angels will ask you: What is your second name? Here’s how to reply.
The film Noah has been banned by some Islamic authorities for depicting a prophet of God. What is the Jewish view of prophecy?
Exploring the mystical underpinnings of this misunderstood concept.
From King Solomon to Einstein, exploring the meaning of some of the best Jewish quotes.
In this terrifying video, Russian daredevils film their ascent with no ropes or safety net. Why?
The potential to sink lower than the animals and higher than the angels.
Jews are also referred to as Hebrews. What can this name tell us about the character of Jews?
The mosquito landed on the forehead of my unsuspecting son. I went in for the kill.
How to start feeling God’s presence in your life.
It starts with the intellect and slowly enters the heart.
The similarities – and essential differences – between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah remind us to be grateful not just for the success, but even for the struggle.
Cutting through the distortions and mistranslations of this enigmatic text.
What was Abraham's major contribution to the world? It's not what you think.